Whittle, Daniel W.

Daniel Webster Whittle (1840–1901) was born in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. His family moved to Chicago and he began work at Wells Fargo Bank and was superintendent of the Tabernacle Sunday-School. He married Abbie Hanson whom he met at the Sunday-school. He served in the Union Army and fought with General Sherman at Vicksburg. He suffered a wound in his arm, and being discharged he worked for the Elgin Watch Company. He met D. L. Moody and was eventually convinced to do itinerant evangelistic work. Major Whittle was the speaker and Philip P. Bliss was the singer. He also worked with James P. McGranahan and George C. Stebbins. His daughter, May, married D. L. Moody's son, William. He wrote over 200 hymn lyrics. He is known for the hymns "Hold the Fort," "Moment by Moment," "I Know Whom I have Believed," "There Shall be Showers of Blessings," "The Banner of the Cross."

Curiosmith features:

Life, Warfare, and Victory

Booklist for Daniel W. Whittle:

  • Memoirs of Philip P. Bliss edited by D.W. Whittle.
  • Jonathan and other poems.
  • The Wonders of Prayer.
  • Soul-winning.
  • Life, Warfare and Victory
  • Gospel Pictures and Story Sermons.

Hymnlist for Daniel W. Whittle:

  • Abundant Pardon, God Hath Said
  • All's Clear Up Aloft
  • As Lives the Flower Within the Seed
  • As Softly Through the Silent Hours
  • Awake, Awake, O Chrisian
  • Banner of the Cross, The
  • Be Careful What You Sow
  • Be Near Me, O My Savior
  • Be Not Deceived; God Is Not Mocked
  • Be Still, My Heart, Thy Savior Knows Full Well
  • Be Ye Strong in the Lord
  • Behold How Plain the Truth Is Made
  • Beloved, Now Are We
  • Beyond Our Sight a City Four Square Lieth
  • Blessèd Hope
  • Blessed Savior, Ever Nearer I Am Drawing
  • Brother, Art Thou Worn and Weary?
  • Brothers, by the Spirit Banded
  • Burdened Souls No Longer
  • By Grace Are Ye Saved
  • Call of God Is Sounding Clear,The
  • Call of the Roll on High, The
  • Called Out of Darkness
  • Carried by the Angels
  • Christ Hath Redeemed Us, Sing the Glad Word
  • Christ Liveth in Me
  • Christian, So Weary and Faint on the Road
  • Church of God Is Come, The
  • Church of God Is One, The
  • Come Believing!
  • Come on the Wings of the Morning
  • Come Weary One, Lift Up Your Face
  • Comfort, My People, the Lord Hath Said
  • Complete in Him, O Pre­cious Word
  • Cross of Christ, by Which Salvation
  • Crowning Day, The
  • Darkness Is Passed, and the True Light Is Shining, The
  • Doers of the Word
  • Drawing Near with Full Assurance
  • Fix Your Eyes upon Jesus
  • Glory to God the Father
  • God Bless You, from the Heart We Sing
  • God Is Now Will­ing, in Christ Reconciled
  • Going Forth at Christ's Command
  • Have Faith in God, What Can There Be
  • Have You Any Room for Jesus?
  • He Is Not Here, But Is Risen!
  • He Stands, the King of Glory
  • Hope of the Coming of the Lord, The
  • How Do I Know My Sin's Forgiven?
  • How Sweet the Joy That Fills My Soul
  • I Believed in God's Won­derf­ul Mer­cy and Grace
  • I Have a Faith in Christ My Lord
  • I Have Need of Sal­va­tion from Sin
  • I Have No­thing to Do with Tomorrow
  • I Know Whom I Have Believed
  • I Looked to Jesus in My Sin
  • I Shall Be Satisfied
  • I Thirst, I Thirst, the Savior Said
  • I Will Pass Over You
  • I Will Praise the Lord My Glo­ry
  • I'll Stand by until the Morn­ing
  • I've Found the Life of Tru­est Joy
  • Jesus Is Coming
  • Jesus of Naz­a­reth
  • Let Earth with Hallelujahs Ring
  • Let the Message Go Forth
  • Let Us Sing of the Love of the Lord
  • Life Once Was a Mystery Awful to Me
  • Little While, and He Shall Come, A
  • Living God, Who by His Might,The
  • Look un­to Me, and Be Ye Saved
  • Lord, Teach Us How to Pray
  • Master Is Come and Is Calling for Thee, The
  • Moment by Moment
  • More and More the Weight of Glory
  • Much of My Life, Lord, Seems to Me
  • Neither Do I Condemn Thee
  • Night Is Heavy, Long and Dreary, The
  • No More the Curse, O Christ
  • Not My Own
  • O Joyful Life, to Live for God
  • O Precious Heavenly Knowledge
  • O Sweet and Blessed Secret
  • O Tender Be­seechings of Jesus
  • O What Is Whiter Than the Snow?
  • Oft Within a Little Cottage
  • Oh, Revive Us by Thy Word
  • Once More We Come, God's Word to Hear
  • Once More, My Soul, Thy Savior Through the Word
  • One as Much as Another
  • Our Hearts Are Filled with Joy Today
  • Over Fields That Are White for the Harvest
  • Paradise
  • Praise, O Praise Jehovah, Earth and Sea
  • Preach the Gospel
  • Redeemed by Christ Who Died for Me
  • Redeemed, Re­deemed, O Sing the Joyful Strain
  • Redemption Ground
  • Ring Out the Word from Christ
  • There Shall Be Showers of Blessing
  • They Tell Me the Story of Jesus Is Old
  • Thou Remainest
  • Why Not Now?

Source: Hall, Jacob Henry, Major D. W. Whittle: Evangelist and Hymn Writer, New York: Fleming H. Revel Company, 1914.

Hymnlist from Hymntime.com and Cyberhymnal.